DAWSON SPRINGS — Johnny Elvis Orten, 82, of Northern Christian County near Dawson Springs, passed away on August 16, 2020, at the St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

He was born on August 11, 1938, in Crofton to the late James William Orten and Margie Victoria Trotter Orten. He worked many years and retired with United Parcel Service as a delivery driver. He was a member of the Shyflat Tabernacle Church.

He is survived by one son, Orvel Elvis Orten of Metropolis, Illinois; one brother, R.L. (Carolyn) Orten of Dawson Springs; one sister, Ruth (Dextel) Hoard of Charleston; and one grandson, Conor Orten of Knoxville, Tennessee.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruby Lee Orten and several brothers and sisters.

Visitation and services were held Friday, August 21, 2020, from at Beshear Funeral Home with Rev. David Hoard will officiate. Burial followed at Shyflat Tabernacle Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Richard Jewell, Charles Carpenter, Phillip Bruce, Tracy McBride, Ryan Dunbar and Benjamin James.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to be made to the alzheimer’s association on their website (act.alz.org).

Online condolences may be sent to beshear